Suggestions for coping with the current crisis and how Jewish arts and culture might offer solace.
On the surprising, challenging, and interesting things that come out of interfaith art and culture projects.
A true story about the unexpected joys that can happen when we connect with our Jewish identity.
Author Adam Mansbach explains how Reboot helped him make new connections and inspired his creativity.
Visual artist and filmmaker Danielle Durchslag on her own work and the artists who inspire her.
The Forward has been covering Jewish arts and culture for over 100 years. What’s changed? What hasn’t?
A selection of the fantastic offerings from CANVAS grantees taking place in the coming weeks.
Boston Trifecta: CANVAS celebrates 3 years of grantmaking, $3 million in total giving, and 3 regional organizations modeling a future for Jewish arts and culture
A deeply satisfying Boston retreat during which CANVAS Board members and partners thrilled to the sights, sounds, and tastes of the Jewish Cultural Renaissance.
“Nurturing What She Left Behind”: How The Jewish Book Council Supported a Posthumous Memoir and Its Crucial Message for Public Health
Diane Shader Smith on her daughter Mallory’s her memoir, “Salt in My Soul”; and how The Jewish Book Council helped promote the book itself, the Jewish values it expresses, and its vital message about phage therapy.
Another installment of Artists on Artists, when a creative Jewish person whom we admire talks about the creative Jewish people they admire. This time it’s Jeremy Dauber, a writer, teacher, and historian.
The GJLA is strengthening the international Jewish arts and culture ecosystem by inspiring authors and forging connections between Jewish literary artists.
The Jewish Plays Project nurtures Jewish plays and playwrights with continuing support and its unique contest.
Many are unaware of Jewish American Heritage Month (JAHM), So we put together a few resources for our readers. There are links to share, enlightening reads, and events to attend online or (gasp) in-person.
“An Open Invitation Back to Judaism”: Actor Nemuna Ceesay on Passover and Embracing Her Jewish Roots
“Rabbi Kendell had us studying the Bible from a place of curiosity, leaving room to both challenge what we were reading and find connections to it.”
NJCF is creating community for Jewish artists while facilitating the difficult conversations “the Jewish community is afraid to have.”
Practical advice on pitching your arts and culture stories to Jewish publications—and everybody else.
Another informative and inspirational installment of Artists on Artists. This time it’s Tiffany Shlain on the bold Jewish artists whose work informs her own.
Despite all that’s going on in the world—or perhaps in part due to it—something wonderful is brewing in the world of Jewish arts and culture. Here is a sampling of what CANVAS grantees have been up to.
With a new home and a new vision, The Museum of Jewish Montreal is becoming a gathering place for Jewish creatives and the local community.
Kolture.org is an ambitious digital hub presenting a curated selection of international Jewish arts and culture—architecture, dance, music, literary works, visual arts, and more.
This is the time of year when we feel compelled to express our gratitude: for contemporary Jewish creativity, for our good fortune to be able to support it, and for you.
The Academy Museum’s “Hollywoodland” exhibit will focus on the film industry’s pioneering Jewish leaders. We talked to the curator about Hollywood history and what viewers can expect at the museum.
The Mandel Institute’s unique Cultural Leadership Program is predicated on the idea that Jewish creativity is already crucial in shaping the present and future of Jewish life, as well the culture at large.
“Where the ground of history meets the horizon of imagination.” This week we’re delighted to bring another installment of Artists on Artists curated by two creative Jewish multidisciplinary artists.
“I’m Thrilled AJT Exists”: How the Alliance for Jewish Theatre Supports, Promotes, and Connects Jewish Theatre Artists
The Alliance for Jewish Theatre, a CANVAS Emerging Network Grantee, is one of the few organizations promoting the creation and presentation of theatre about the Jewish experience.